The Education Department at Carthage offers a unique and innovative minor in urban education to help undergraduate students understand the complexity and rewards of teaching in urban environments.
The six-course, 24-credit minor can be paired with a major in elementary education (certification in Middle Childhood Through Early Adolescence, grades 1-8) or a minor in secondary education (certification in Early Adolescence through Adolescence, grades 5-12. Students who are interested in the urban education minor may also be interested in Carthage’s Urban Teacher Preparation Program.
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Current students: You should follow the official College Catalog from the year you entered Carthage and work with your advisors and department chair to ensure all requirements are met.
Urban Education Minor Requirements
Required courses (24 credits):
- EDU 2340 Foundations in Urban Education (4 credits)
- SWK 2500 Engaging Multicultural Students and Families (4 credits)
- EDU 3240 English Language Learner: Methods and Studies in Education (4 credits)
- EDU 3340 Teachers and Teaching in Urban Education (4 credits)
- EDU 4282 Culturally Responsive Instruction (4 credits)
- EDU 4340 Urban and Cultural Leadership (4 credits)